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FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> the senator toured the middle east with then candidate obama in 2008 a lot of people thought he was auditioning for a cabinet job back then. is he going to be able to count on republican votes. >> president allowed the cabinet he wants unless they're grossly unfit. but they'll surely remind the senate and public about the two purple hearts and other service medals he was awarded as an infantryman and president obama told meet the press last sunday that he sees nothing to disqualify hagel. >> i've served with chuck hagel, i know him. he is a patriot. he is somebody who's gone extraordinary work in the united states senate and served this country with valor in vietnam, and is somebody who's currently serving on my intelligence advisory board and doing an outstanding job. >> indeed, haigle's presence on the advisory board means he's had some input into the obama administration's decision making on national security issues. >> we mentioned across the aisle there are democratic lawmaker who also have problems with hagel partly because of the israel issues, but what's the back story t
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
president obama's choice for the next defense secretary. fox news learned he could nominate senator chuck hagle for the post as early as monday. and of james rosen has more. >> good evening. white house sources cautioned no decision has yet been made on the top pentagon spot but cue democratic sources told us that chuck hagle, the two-term senator from nebraska is likely to be nominated earlier next week. he opposed the surge in iraq and toured the mideast with candidate obama in 2008. he's assured rough sledding in confirmation hearings. marco rubio said he may block the nomination unless hagle withdraws his opposition to the embargo against cuba. and his baching at the designation of hezbollah has a terrorist group. then there are the remarks he made to mideast diplomats. the jewish lobby in tim dates a lot of people up here on capitol hill, he told miller in a 2006 interview, adding i'm not an isreali senator, i'm a united states senator. >> and finally some other groups are unimpressed with the policy he offered last month for comments he made in 1998 about the first openly gay
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
rigready has input the obama administration's work. >>> they have problems with hagel because of israel's issue and other back comments. >> back in 1988 senator hagel made comments about a man who served as ambassador james hormel went on to become the country's first openly gay ambassador. he at the time described him as openly agreasively gay. hagel issued an afollowing he never received it only the news did. gay, lesbian advocacy groups, so we can hip. knock down graig out controversy battle. >> oo thank you vogt incinerate would be going up. they increased premiums pes bit the rising cost of health kay. the most vulnerable peter duessy has more from washington. >> some states the accordable care act may not be liing up to its name. some insurance companies in ohio and florida already raised their premiums at least 20 percent. blue shield raises them 26 percent. hoet care costs even though obama care them before we review the tinker if it's an proved sheriff's department it's heart to denied the treatment yums. that could put a major strain on the system. >> they are heather n
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
tonight. jonathan, thanks. a republican senator is threatening to block president obama's choice for the cia director this time in the white house hands over more information about that attack in benghazi. the president nominated his counter terrorism advisor john brennan. did so yesterday to take over the agency where he spent 25 years. the south carolina republican senator lindsey graham tells fox news he will not vote to confirm anybody for the job until he gets answers to more than 100 questions about benghazi. >> this administration stone walling to congress. they are trying to get benghazi behind them politically in their rear view mirror. i'm going to stand firm to get the basic answers that should have been given to the congress months ago. >> it would be unfortunate, i think, if in pursuit of this issue, which was highly politicized, the senate would hold up the nomination of john brennan to be director of the central intelligence agency. >> shepard: it's not only benghazi. brennan is also facing criticism about the droning of terror suspects. team fox coverage continues now
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
you... could've had a v8. >> bret: timely tonight, we are getting ready for president obama's second inauguration, a big speech, a lot ofy moment and at times like this it's looking back at history. president obama took his ad-mile-an-hour ration for one former president to new heights. >> people have been asking me a lot about the film lincoln, and, you know,. >> is this your lincoln moment. >> well, no, look. a, i never compare myself to lincoln and b. [ laughter ] >> it's tough. it's just tough. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, the massacre at the movie theater. today court. chilling testimony. what brought officers on the stand to tears. plus, warring in washington. as the president named his picks for two key positions. nominees on the front line of our national security. >> these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protecting our country. >> shepard: former senator chuck hagel for secretary of defense and counter terrorism advisor john brennan for t
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
number. comfort individualized. >> shepard: president obama says he is speeding up the transition in afghanistan. made the announcement today. u.s. troops are now to shift to a support role this spring. months earlier than the pentagon originally predicted. the president made that announcement after meeting with his counterpart from afghanistan. harmid karzai at the white house. >> starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission. training, advising, assisting, afghan forces. it will be historic moment. >> most of the 66,000 combat troops in afghanistan are set to leave at the end of next year. the president says he has not yet decided whether to speed up that down draw or how many american force also stay around after 2014. this week at the white house said it would consider leaving zero ground troops behind but that was largely seen as a negotiating employee with the afghans. the president is keeping the option on the table, probably for that reason. jennifer griffin at the pentagon. is he also promising the afghans a strategic partisanship, what's -- partnership. >>
FOX News
Jan 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
to north korea. why he wants to go and what the obama administration says about it. plus, john boehner holds on to the speaker's gavel. >> jon: new year, new congress. >> the chair will administer the oath of office. >> the nation's lawmakers today sworn in at ceremonies on capitol hill. but serious divisions remain, including some potential cracks within the republican party. tonight. the house speaker's difficult road ahead after the fiscal cliff. and tomorrow's promised vote on aide for victims of super storm sandy. plus, the students of sandy hook elementary head back to school for the first time since last month's massacre in newtown. >> they wanted to see their teachers and they just want, like we all want, normalcy. >> jon: across the line in new york, a legal battle is brewing over a newspaper's controversial request to publish the names of gun permit holders. tonight, a county clerk stands his ground. >> that's seriously not even funny. >> dramatic winter rescue after a half dozen people fall into a frozen lake. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. house speaker john bo
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
-natale at the school taft. president obama says he -- vice president biden will give the president ideas tuesday. he is giving a hint today what the ideas might be. met with representatives from the national rifle association and other gun owners groups. the president put vice president biden in charge of the projected after the newtown, massacre. today he said the public wants us to act. >> there is nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter more than the visual image people have of little 6-year-old kids riddled, not shot with a stray bullet, riddled, riddled with bullet holes. in their classroom. >> the vice president says some of the ideas he is considering are universal background checks, not just for gun shows but also for private gun sales and a possible ban on those high capacity ammunition magazines. but he says he has not yet made an official list. after today's meeting, the nra released a statement that reads in part, and i quote: we are disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to at
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
wife says spoken to president obama to do whatever they can it win husband's release. shepard? the iranians saying anything about. this repeatedly said nothing to do with disappearance. iranian officials even told investigators they had searched a remote mountainous region and conducted several raids turned up nothing. u.s. officials dismissed that story as an effort to simply learn more about the inner works of u.s. counter intelligence. oldest daughter is planning to be married next month the family has not given up hope. he will be there to walk her down the aisle. i'm still hopeful he will be home in time for her wedding. he has had no human rights for the last five and a half six years. that is not right for anyone. the fbi has posted a million-dollar reward for levinson's safe return. fbi spokesman says and i quote we are doing all we can to bring bob home safe. shepard? >> shepard: david lee miller live in new york. vice president biden says president obama could take some steps to crack down on gun violence on his own. without any help from the congress. and now gun rights
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
, avoid default and preempt the debt ceiling crisis. >> we should have known a coin was obama's solution to everything. it was right there in his slogan. change. [ laughter ] >> bret: so clever. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report." fair balanced and unafraid. it t. is webs so "special report" online starts in 5 seconds. >> this is the fox report. tonight disturbing self-photographs of the movie massacre suspect. disturbing pictures they say they found on his phone. plus a crowded ferry slams into a pier. commuters tossed about by the dozens hurt. >> all of a sudden there was this loud bang and my catapulted to the seat in front of me. >> shepard: hundreds of people on board when it happened. >> hundreds stairs. >> screamed call 911. >> now an investigation into what went wrong. a flu outbreak hitting all across the country. reports of people turned away from hospitals. >> so we're seeing an early spike, at least compared to the last five or six years. this is very early and we don't know what the peek is yet. >> shepard: before it all ends
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